NTPC Limited is offering six blocks of 125 megawatt capacity each to project developers at the Pavagada solar power park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
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Canadian Solar secured rights to develop an 80 megawatt solar power project in a competitive auction organised by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.
Pavagada solar power park will see the 500 megawatts capacity operational by June 2017. The state government plans to increase the capacity of the solar power park to 2,700 megawatts by the end of next year.
Four project developers were allocated 250 megawatts capacity each at a tariff of Rs 3.46/kWh (5.2¢/kWh) in the auction organised by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.
India will increase the planned capacity addition under solar power park program from 20 gigawatts to 40 gigawatts.
India’s first-ever wind energy tender was oversubscribed with total 13 developers submitted bids equivalent to 2.6 gigawatts in comparison to 1 gigawatts bids called for.
Media reports suggest that wind energy tariff bids in India could fall to as low as INR 4.00/kWh (5.90¢/kWh) once the 1 gigawatts of wind energy capacity is auctioned.
SMA, one of India’s major solar inverters providers, has landed an order to supply 616 MW of inverters for Greenko’s solar power projects in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India has allocated 750 MW capacity in the state of Rajasthan at record-low tariff of Rs 4.00/kWh (US¢5.9/kWh).
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received payment of $30 million as fees for the development of a 500 MW project won by SunEdison India.